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Energy Efficiency: Retrofit in Traditional Buildings Policy and Research Update

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The recording of the Historic England webinar ‘Energy Efficiency: Retrofit in Traditional Buildings Policy and Research Update’ is now available at https://historicengland.org.uk/services-skills/training-skills/online-training/webinars/technical-tuesdays/#retrofitupdate The webinar includes contributions from Nicholas Heath (Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance), Dr Paul Baker (Building Physics Consultant), Harry Paticas (Architect) and Sarah Kahn (Roger Mears Architects) and is chaired by Morwenna Slade, Historic […]

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Rotherhithe Blue Coats Illuminated! on Spacehive

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You can now support our project to illuminate the two figures on the façade of the Grade II listed Old Schoolhouse in Rotherhithe and help us get the Mayor of London funding for the Make London Programme! Illuminating the two figurines is one module of the larger Rotherhithe Illuminated! legacy lighting project, which aims to […]

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Sarah Khan talks about Union Chapel

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Union Chapel Exterior View

The Union Chapel has just released a series of short films that tell the story of this non-conformist building, as part of the Union Chapel Heritage Programme funded by Historic England. The programme celebrates the Union Chapel non-conformist heritage, a story of a minority group who were suppressed for their seemingly radical beliefs and who gained significant popular support […]

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Happy Thanksgiving 2020 with Rotherhithe Illuminated!

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While celebrations this year will feel different, we are working hard with What’s On Rotherhithe Group and CES Lighting Designer to deliver the Rotherhithe Illuminated! project in time to celebrate the Mayflower safe return to her home port in 2021 The Rotherhithe Illuminated! project will form part of the Mayflower 400 commemorations and will serve […]

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RIBA Conservation Register Forum ‘Future Proofing: Sustainability and Existing Buildings’

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The Forum aims to bring together both architects and heritage professionals to provide wide range of perspectives on the issues of sustainability and existing buildings. The Forum will be divided into three ‘sections’, each addressing a specific theme: The Political and Institutional Landscape (Tax, Policy, Procurement and Ethics) Sam Balch, Deputy Director at The Department […]

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East Lodge at Nunhead Cemetery, Phase II

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Roger Mears Architects have started work on Phase II of the restoration of the East Lodge of the Nunhead Cemetery Chapel, Southwark. The East Lodge forms one of the pair of lodges at the northern entrance of Nunhead Cemetery, it is Grade II listed and has been on the Historic England’s Heritage at Risk Register […]

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Lord Rookwood Pub re-opens after a decade!

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Lord Rookwood (now Rookwood Village) reopens We are very pleased that the Lord Rookwood has just reopened following a complete, high quality refurbishment. The development of the flats upstairs is also complete. The new build residential units are just being finished off as well as the external works. We will follow up with more photos […]

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Putney Chapel shortlisted for South London RIBA Regional Awards 2020

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We are very pleased to announce that Putney Chapel has been shortlisted for the South London RIBA Regional Awards 2020! The locally-listed yet derelict Gothic Revival chapel is surrounded by a common and historic cemetery; conversion to a dwelling was the only viable means of saving it. Over five years, the whole fabric and its […]

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Highfield Park Visitor Centre wins the RICS Social Impact Awards 2020 in the Land and Rural Category!

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We’re very excited to announce that Highfield Park Visitor Centre won the RICS Social Impact Awards 2020 in the Land and Rural Category! Highfield Park Visitor Centre is a new purpose-built visitor centre supporting the Highfield Park Trust’s expanding activities. A new low-key barn style building sits within the hedged perimeter of the previous maintenance […]

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